The Mitchell Institute brings together leading health and education policy experts.
Dr Jackson’s key interest is in evidence-based policy that delivers education system improvement.
Mr Hurley has expertise in post-secondary education policy and international education systems.
Ms Noble has a keen interest in tackling complex policy challenges in pursuit of social and environmental justice.
Professor Noonan has played a major role in shaping policy in Australia’s education and training system and has experience working as a policy adviser, senior executive and consultant to federal and state governments, universities, higher education providers and TAFE institutes.
Ms Pilcher has considerable public policy experience across school and tertiary education, skills and the labour market, having worked for governments at both the state and federal level.
Dr Van Dyke has conducted applied research in education and public health for academic institutes, not-for-profit research organisations, and private research companies in the US and Australia.
Mr Macklin is passionate about the power of education in supporting a more equitable and productive society. He has extensive knowledge of school education policy as well as children and young people’s outcomes, built through roles in strategic policy, research and performance reporting.
Melinda is Associate Professor of Physical Activity and Health in the Institute for Health and Sport, and Health Policy Lead at the Mitchell Institute.
Professor Calder has held senior executive positions in health and social policy and administration for over 30 years.
Adjunct Associate Professor Duggan is a director of the UK-based consultancy Public Service Works and a well-respected health policy analyst.
Jaimie-Lee is a PhD candidate at Deakin University and is exploring incentives to promote increases in physical activity and a reduction in sedentary behaviour.
Mr Nichols is a Health Policy Research Analyst with a Masters of Science in Dietetics.
Ms Fetherston is the National Policy Strategy Coordinator. Formerly with Foodbank WA, Hazel led the development of the Superhero Foods teaching resources and delivered state-wide nutrition education programs.
Adjunct Professor Dunkin has over 30 years’ experience as a senior executive, CEO and board member in the public and higher education sectors, with a strong background and interest in public policy.
Professor James A Dunbar is the Research Adviser to Australian Health Policy Collaboration. He graduated MB ChB from St Andrews in 1972 and MD University of Dundee 1990.
Rob is a Policy Fellow at Australian Health Policy Collaboration and has 25 years of UK policy experience, providing leadership in food and nutrition, social enterprise, purpose, shared values and social impact programs.
Bo is a Research Fellow at Mitchell Institute who is passionate about reducing health inequality and achieving better health outcomes for those from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Ms McMillan provides event and project support at the Mitchell Institute. She previously worked in event management and health promotion at not-for-profit, IT and telecommunication organisations.
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